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SAMPLE WEDDING INVITATION WORDING

GET YOUR WEDDING INVITATION PHRASING RIGHT THE FIRST TIME

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When you're ready to order your wedding invitations, there can be a lot of pressure for them to be perfect because you truly only have one chance to the wording for your wedding invitation right.

As the first hint to your wedding's overall theme, your wedding invitations are the initial indicator to wedding guests of what your wedding will be like.  They should be complimentary with your general wedding theme and above all, your wedding invitation phrasing should be done correctly.

How come there so many ways to invite guests to your wedding? Generally, wedding invitations are worded differently depending on a couple of things.  A change in wording comes from different parties paying for the wedding.  Wording for a wedding invitation is also based on the specific situation of the family, which means that wording is different if parents are divorced, remarried, deceased, and so on.

When you endeavor to order your wedding invitations, you'll find that there are many ways to word them.  Complicated wedding invitation etiquette and sticky family situations can make wedding invitation wording more complicated than it is. 

But don't worry, you don't really need to know everything about invitation etiquette just to send out your wedding invitations.  With a combination of helpful tips on wedding invitations and the correct wedding invitation wording, you'll have everything you need to send out perfect wedding invitations without any errors or problems.

Wedding Invitation Wording Examples

We've put together some sample wedding invitation wording examples below.  All you need to do is find the wording that fits your situation best and copy it for your wedding invitations.


Traditional Wedding Invitation

Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly
Respectfully request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of their daughter
Grace Ann
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If the Bride's Parents and Groom's Parents Both Sponsor the Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly
And
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Hilton
Respectfully request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of their children
Miss Grace Kelly
And
Mr. William Joseph Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If Bride's Mother and Stepfather Sponsor the Wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sinatra
Respectfully request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of her daughter
Grace Kelly (last name optional)
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If one of the Bride's Parents is Widowed

Mrs. John Kelly
Respectfully requests the honor of your presence
At the marriage of her daughter
Grace Ann
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If Bride and Groom Sponsor the Wedding on Their Own

The honor of your presence is requested
At the marriage of
Miss Grace Kelly
And Mr. William Joseph Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If the Bride's Parents are Divorced (not Remarried) and Both Sponsor the Wedding

Mrs. Barbara Streisand
And
Mr. John Kelly
Respectfully request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of their daughter
Grace Ann
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If the Bride's Guardian is not Her Mother or Father and Guardian Sponsors Wedding

Mrs. Julie Andrews Kelly
Respectfully requests the honor of your presence
At the marriage of her granddaughter
Grace Ann
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



If the Bride's Parents are Divorced and Remarried and Both Sponsor the Wedding

Mrs. Frank Sinatra
And
Mr. John Kelly
Respectfully request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of their daughter
Grace Ann
To
William Lincoln
On Sunday the third of June
At six o'clock
Cinderella's Castle
Hollywood, California



Even though some sticky situations can make it more complex, figuring out the right words for your wedding invitations can be simple.  If you use the above examples, you can easily get wedding invitations that observe the correct wedding invitation etiquette.